Season 1, Episode 14 The Rat

First Aired: March 20, 2006

The night before Linc's scheduled execution, Michael's escape plan fails, and the would-be escapees must get back to their cells without being caught. It won't be easy. Nor will it be easy for Dr. Sara to persuade her father, Gov. “Frontier Justice Frank” Tancredi (John Heard), to grant clemency. But Veronica and Nick have a legal card left to play---and Michael has one more trick up his sleeve---to keep Linc out of the electric chair. Vice President Reynolds: Patricia Wettig.

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  • Premiered: August 29, 2005
  • Rating: TV-14
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  • Premise: An engineer gets himself incarcerated to engineer the escape of his death-row brother, who was framed for killing the vice president's brother. While the setup requires a leap of faith, the drama is consistently taut as Michael Scofield succeeds, only to f… (more)

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